The Pentagon’s announcement that 1,000 National Guard troops will remain deployed along the US-Mexico border is underwhelming to security experts.
Gun store owners in states on the U.S.-Mexico border, including Texas, are suing the acting director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.
President Obama is expected to address border trade and security issues Tuesday during his second visit to El Paso and Austin.
Technology to replace a now defunct virtual fence project at the Mexican border likely won’t be fully in place for at least another decade, maybe longer, according to the Government Accountability Office.
One area of state government has survived the initial round of cuts: border security.